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Danish Center for Welfare Studies

Klaus Petersen

Department of Political Science and Public Management, Department of History

Phone: 65502138


Klaus Petersen is Director of DaWS

Research Areas: Welfare state history/The Nordic welfare model/ History and social science

Special Research Focus: Social Democracy and the welfare state/ Difussion and transnational history of the welfare state/ Family Policy/ War and Welfare States/ Pensions and retirement policy/ Concepts and language of the welfare state.

Current projects: War and Social Reform/Danish Social Policy in the Shadow of Nazi-Germany/ The comparative history of the concept “welfare state”/NICE-welfare/"Velfærdshistorier fra kanten"

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